“Captain Marvel” Inspires Women To Take Up Martial Arts

Europe’s leading online local services marketplace has revealed that there has been a 151% increase in the number of women signing up for martial arts classes following the release of Captain Marvel in early March.

In response to this the marketplace has teamed up with one of its Martial Arts tutors to deliver a bespoke bootcamp, where participants can learn fight sequences from the film in a one-off free session in London.

Europe’s leading online local services marketplace has analysed demand data for martial arts lessons and discovered there has been a 151% increase in the number of women looking for Martial Arts classes across the UK, since the release of the Captain Marvel film in March.

Bark.com has analysed its internal demand data for martial arts classes and coaches over the last six months, and revealed that since the release of the Captain Marvel film on March 9th, there has been a 151% increase in women looking for Martial Arts classes.

In the last two weeks, following the release of the latest Avengers film, the site has also seen an additional spike within the category of more than 63%. Aside from Martial Arts, there has also seen a sizeable increase in women looking for personal training (73%) since March 2019.

In response to this surge in demand, Bark.com is hosting a free Marvel Martial Arts bootcamp in London, week commencing the 20th May, where women can learn the fight choreography from Captain Marvel. The class will also teach key fight sequences performed by Black Widow from The Avengers films.

Women interested in attending the one-off event can register their interest here.

Bark.com has teamed up with one of its Martial Arts tutors and choreographers to deliver the class, which will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Bark’s app and online platform Bark.com, is one of the world’s leading local service marketplaces, which connects customers with local professionals for any project. Services they offer include: dog walking, photography, counselling, personal training, cleaning, and catering, to name a few. Bark.com’s goal is to revolutionise how people find and sell local services online. Get quotes, read reviews, message the professionals and hire – all through the app and website.

Kai Feller, Bark.com co-founder, said, “In recent years we’ve seen a steady increase in the number of women looking for fitness and combat training. However, since the release of the Captain Marvel film in March, the number of women booking onto martials arts training has surged.

“I’m sure this free bootcamp is going to prove very popular, if our data is anything to go by! I’m excited to see how the participants get on, especially with some of the more challenging fight sequences. The professional we’ve teamed up with is very experienced and talented, I hope it inspires and empowers the women who join us!”

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